| May 25, 2011
| 10:40 PM
The eight Greenpeace anti-pollution protesters who were arrested Wednesday after climbing down from the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant were charged this morning with felony criminal damage to property.
The three women and five men were also...
| May 26, 2011
| 11:35 AM
One of eight protesters facing felony charges for climbing the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant on Tuesday was convicted four years ago of scaling the Chicago Board of Trade building to protest the destruction of the world’s rain forests,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:32 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A group of Greenpeace activists rappelled down the Mattel building in Los Angeles Tuesday morning to protest the company's packaging practices. A protester dressed as Barbie was taken into custody.
The protesters attached...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:19 AM
The environmentalist group Greenpeace has leveled its latest protests against Seattle-based tech giants Amazon and Microsoft.
The organization alleges that the companies’ remote data services, often referred to as clouds, utilize dangerous and...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:53 AM
REPORTING FROM SEOUL -- A Japanese baby food manufacturer has announced the recall of 400,000 cans of infant formula which reportedly contain traces of radioactive cesium connected to the nation's recent nuclear plant meltdown.
After panicked parents...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:55 PM
There's a new ship in the harbor - at least for another day. Rainbow Warrior III, the signature vessel of Greenpeace, cruised into Baltimore Monday on its maiden voyage to the United States.
It's the third ship to bear that name - the first was...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:07 AM
"Xena: Warrior Princess" actress Lucy Lawless and a group of Greenpeace activists boarded an oil-drilling ship in New Zealand Friday in a bid to disrupt plans to search for oil off Alaska.
Lawless, a New Zealander, and six other protesters boarded the...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 5:37 AM
On the same day eco-warrior TV beauty Lucy Lawless was arrested in New Zealand for illegally occupying a Shell oil drilling ship, video has emerged of her apparently starring in an ad for the company, stuff.co.nz reported.
The "Xena: Warrior Princess"...
| Mar 1, 2012
Built during the early part of the last century to satisfy Chicago's growing demand for electricity, two of the nation's oldest coal-fired power plants will shut down amid concerns about lung-damaging air pollution and competition from cleaner, less-...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Ten years ago Monday, scenes out of Baltimore gripped the nation and much of the world when a CSX freight train carrying hazardous cargo derailed and caught fire in the century-old tunnel that winds below downtown.
For a week much downtown activity...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways.
The state has spent...